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RICHLAND, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man is accused of directing harassing and threatening messages to members of a support page for law enforcement. The Rankin County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that 21-year-old Kenneth Raymond Debellis Jr. was arrested Friday and charged with felony cyberstalking.

ATLANTA (AP) - Thousands remain without electricity across the Deep South days after a winter snow storm snapped power lines across the region. At least 24,900 homes and businesses in Georgia were still in the dark Monday according to Georgia Power and Georgia Electric Membership corporation.

PITTSBORO, Miss. (AP) - An inmate who escaped his work detail has been captured in Mississippi. News outlets report that Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan says deputies acting on a tip captured Randall Scott Willis on Sunday evening, two days after he walked away from his work detail at Calhoun County Solid Waste on Friday afternoon.

WAYNESBORO, Miss. (AP) - Police say at least four people were injured at a nightclub in Mississippi. WDAM-TV reports that Waynesboro Police Chief Holt Rossy says one person was shot in the hand, one person was shot in the foot, another person was shot in the face, and a fourth person sustained serious injuries after being hit by a car at The Embassy club about 1 a.m. Sunday.

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